Published 23 Feb 2018
[cont'd] so much fun that kids will want to take charge of their own learning. They can explore and enjoy the exciting and welcoming 3D environment and will be drawn into the intelligent and well constructed learning activities inside. For all intents and purposes, the app looks just like one of the very popular video games that kids play regularly these days. However, rather than shooting fish or leaping over obstructions, Learnia presents a series of islands containing a years worth of math or spelling problems to solve.
There's a path that wanders through each world with skill stones that need to be mastered in order to progress to the next. There's even a wise old owl called Waddle that will accompany them on their journey. Each skill stone contains three exercises and a challenge as well as the odd lecture while the houses on each island contain different cute animals that can be 'bought' with coins earned as exercises are completed. They can also pick up food for their animal friends on the way. The games encourage self-direction by allowing kids the choice of tackling the exercises or the challenge first up.
Learnia offers up the next generation of kids educational games. It's aim is to engage kids with familiar 3D gaming graphics while encouraging them to learn along the way. As kids move through the game they will feel a sense of progression and accomplishment and can work their way through gold...